2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Early Bird rates end June 29. Register today!

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AAR Workshop: Confronting Islamophobia

Register by July 30 for a workshop to equip scholars of religion to challenge anti-Muslim bigotry.


Public Scholars Project Webinars

AAR Public Scholars ProjectReligious Studies in K-12 Public Education Webinar
Thursday, July 13, 2017
–12:45 p.m. EDT

Join leading scholars and practitioners in a conversation on tools and resources for skillfully engaging publics outside the academy. Sponsored by the AAR’s Public Understanding of Religion Committee and by the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute, the free 45-minute webinars will occur approximately monthly.

The next webinar is “Religious Studies in K-12 Public Education” on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. It features Diane Moore, director, Religious Literacy Project, Harvard Divinity School; Mike Waggoner, professor, University of Northern Iowa, and editor, Religion & Education; and Scott Abbott, director of social studies, DC Public Schools. The webinar will include a presentation and extended Q&A.

Additional webinars for 2017 will include exhibiting religion in museums (in September), scholars engaging publics about religious persecution (in October), and religious studies in podcasts and radio shows (in December).

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